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Bodies of helicopter crash victims found in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 4 (Xinhua) Bodies of 12 persons, killed in Monday's crash of a helicopter of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) in Ramechhap district in eastern Nepal, have been recovered, the home ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 2:25:52 PM

At least 10 killed in UN chopper crash in Nepal (Lead)
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) At least 10 people, mostly UN personnel, were killed and their bodies charred beyond recognition as the helicopter ferrying them from a Maoist guerrilla camp crashed in a remote area in eastern Nepal Monday afternoon, police said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 8:09:25 PM

Seven killed in UN chopper crash in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) At least seven people, mostly UN personnel, were killed as the helicopter ferrying them from a Maoist guerrilla camp crashed in a remote area in eastern Nepal Monday afternoon, Nepal's official media said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 6:50:26 PM

Nepal digs up 'confession CD' to nail Sobhraj
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) The Charles Sobhraj trial drama that has been unfolding in Nepal for five years has received a fresh twist with the government coming up with a CD that it claims contains a confession by the criminal mastermind of yore, linking him to several murders and passport forgeries.

Monday, March 03, 2008 1:31:32 PM

Nepal PM's daughter to meet Pranab Mukherjee, Rajnath Singh
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) With the crucial election in Nepal only five weeks away, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's daughter Sujata Koirala, who is a minister without portfolio, is flying to New Delhi Monday for a meeting with Indian Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee.

Monday, March 03, 2008 12:24:27 PM

Another Indian company bags second Nepal hydropower deal
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) Within two months of India's GMR Group bagging a much-coveted hydropower deal in Nepal, another Indian company has now obtained rights to a second one despite protests by Maoists and NGOs.

Monday, March 03, 2008 11:44:36 AM

Aussie gets rough dose of Nepal hospitality
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Once famed as a haven for Western tourists, Nepal gave a harsh dose of its hospitality to an Australian, who was roughed up over a drinks brawl and 'fined' NRS 50,000 (nearly $800).

Sunday, March 02, 2008 1:55:27 PM

Nepal deports Tibetan refugee ahead of China envoy visit
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Nepal's multi-party government ordered a raid on a centre for Tibetan refugees and deported one of them to appease China that is sending yet another team to Kathmandu to strengthen its grip on Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala.

Sunday, March 02, 2008 11:28:16 AM

Former Indian envoy is new SAARC chief
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) A former Indian envoy to Austria, Sheel Kant Sharma, Saturday became the ninth secretary-general of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for three years.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 4:36:57 PM

Nepal rebel leader raises battle cry for independent Terai
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Even as the Nepal government tried to allay the fomenting unrest in its restive southern plains by signing a new pact with ethnic groups and promising to form a federal Madhes state, the first group to start an armed struggle for 'independence' issued a fresh call for freedom, saying its war would continue till the Terai became an independent country.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 9:51:05 AM

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